Samuel A. Peters, Jr., 67, of Springfield, died at 12:45 am, Thursday, February 23, 2012. He was born November 20, 1944 in Springfield to Samuel A. Peters, Sr. and Adelaide M. Lorsbach. He married Patty Jane Polite on April 1, 1967 and she survives.
His parents preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Ann Sexton of Weston, FL and Cari Lyn (Steven) Crumly of Wichita, KS; three granddaughters, Amber, Madelyn and Ashley; two sisters, Carolyn (Raymond) Trello of Springfield and Mary Jo (Dennis)Woolsey of Springfield; one brother, William J. Peters of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Samuel was of the Catholic faith. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and enjoyed bowling, working crosswords and listening to music. He retired in 2006 from Clear Lake Sand and Gravel where he was a bookkeeper.
Memorial Gathering: 3-5 pm, Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children